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Toolbox Talks "Scaffolds: Safe Work Practices - November 12, 2015

Scaffold: Safe Work Practices


1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.

2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.


Failure to follow safe work practices when using scaffolds is a major cause of scaffolding related accidents. To ensure safety, learn to recognize hazards, and always use these safe work practices:


Boise Safety Fest Registration is Open!

Please read the following announcement from the Boise Safety Fest Team:

MSA Releases Safety Notice for Workman Self-retracting Lanyards

MSA issued the attached User Notices regarding Workman 30' and 50' self-retracting lanyards (SRLs) manufactured between January 2015 and August 2015. Please check your projects/sites for the model numbers/dates listed below:

You can view the Safety Product Notice for the Workman 30 HERE.

Save the Date: OSHA Construction Partnership Meeting is December 11th

Just a reminder that the  2015 Annual OSHA Construction Partnership meeting will be held on December 11, 2015 at the headquarters of AECOM (previously known as URS Energy and Construction), located at 720 Park Boulevard in Boise, Idaho.  Please park in the eastern parking lot and not in the Ram Restaurant's main customer parking lot. You may view a map with parking instructions for the event HERE

Eastern Idaho Fall Conference A Success!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Eastern Idaho Fall Conference.  We are so pleased you all joined us, and thankful to INL Director Dr. Mark Peter's for taking the time to speak with us, as well as our sponsors for making the event possible.  Let's do this again next year!



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